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Chicago Tribune
Illinois must take strong stand vs. domestic violence with Kendrick Nunn penaltyA few weeks after three Illinois basketball players were arrested in succession
Illinois must take strong stand vs. domestic violence with Kendrick Nunn penalty
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
A few weeks after three Illinois basketball players were arrested in succession and charged with violent offenses, coach John Groce asserted that the Illini won't shy away from taking responsibility. "We've shown there is an accountability piece to... Read more
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ESPN
Illini SG pleads guilty to battery, gets probationsuspended from the team, Illinois sports information director Kent Brown said.
Illini SG pleads guilty to battery, gets probation
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
suspended from the team, Illinois sports information director Kent Brown said. Athletic director Josh Whitman and coach John Groce will review Nunn's situation. In other news, the Illini signed former star Dee Brown as the basketball team's... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
NCAA grants Illini basketball player Mike Thorne Jr. another season of eligibilityfollowing that game and was ultimately sidelined the remainder of the season.
NCAA grants Illini basketball player Mike Thorne Jr. another season of eligibility
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
following that game and was ultimately sidelined the remainder of the season. “We are thrilled for Mike,” Illinois coach John Groce said in a news release. “He endured a lot of adversity last season, suffering the knee injury after a great start... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
What's nextacross Kirby Avenue in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium. Now, they'll b
What's next
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
across Kirby Avenue in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium. Now, they'll be steps from Lou Henson Court. "Coach (John) Groce has always been open in the past to coming and saying 'Hello' before the game but it doesn't really work right... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
#SundaySneak: New comfort for Orange KrushStill, the college kids had to spend pregame across Kirby Avenue in the Great W
#SundaySneak: New comfort for Orange Krush
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Still, the college kids had to spend pregame across Kirby Avenue in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium. "Coach (John) Groce has always been open in the past to coming and saying 'Hello' before the game but it doesn't really work right... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois reinstates Leron Black to team, but suspends him for four gamesto a year probation last month after admitting to threatening a nightclub bounc
Illinois reinstates Leron Black to team, but suspends him for four games
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
to a year probation last month after admitting to threatening a nightclub bouncer with a knife in February. Coach John Groce said in a university-issued statement that Black used "extremely poor judgment." "The expectation moving forward... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge allows statements to friends in battery case of Illinois' Jaylon Tatewoman in the face. He was suspended indefinitely from the basketball team. The
Judge allows statements to friends in battery case of Illinois' Jaylon Tate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
woman in the face. He was suspended indefinitely from the basketball team. The News-Gazette also quoted Tate's mother, Arisa Johnson, as saying that coach John Groce told the family he "believed in Jay's innocence and that he was telling the tru... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tate's family: 'Trying time for Jaylon'said flipped her family’s world upside down at 4 a.m. On the phone that March
Tate's family: 'Trying time for Jaylon'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
said flipped her family’s world upside down at 4 a.m. On the phone that March morning was Illinois men’s basketball coach John Groce. What he told her, that her son, Illini point guard Jaylon Tate, had been arrested for allegedly punching a woman... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Illinois’ Black gets probation for threatening bouncerrecord. The 20-year-old Black avoided jail time and the felony assault charge h
Illinois’ Black gets probation for threatening bouncer
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
record. The 20-year-old Black avoided jail time and the felony assault charge he faced after his Feb. 19 arrest. Coach John Groce suspended Black after the arrest. Team spokesman Derrick Burson said Black’s status has not changed. Black is one... Read more

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